Class 1 Lorry Driver


Job Details


Magnet, Milton Keynes

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


£31,486.00 per annum

Closing Date

30/11/2019 12:00

Role Profile

Wincanton are looking for a Class 1 Lorry Driver who has a passion for customer service to join our team in Milton Keynes carrying out a mixture of deliveries for our Magnet contract as part of a two man crew. Class 2 work will also be involved.

  • £31,486.00 per year
  • Mon-Fri, Tue-Sat on rotation
  • Permanent 48 hours per week contract
  • Start times between 0530 and 0600.
  • Overtime paid at time and a half after 48 hours worked.
  • Bonus potential of £10 per day + £20 extra paid if all other bonuses earned

Benefits include:

  • Essential DCPC training
  • 20 days holiday + 8 paid bank holidays, increasing to 25 days holiday with service.
  • No nights out and no bank holiday work
  • Access to Pension scheme
  • £500 for recommending a lorry driver friend and your friend also gets £250!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive in a safe, responsible and courteous manner at all times, and in accordance with company policy & procedures, legislation and traffic regulations.
  • Carry out a physically demanding role, whilst providing a positive customer experience, including some heavy manual handling.
  • Carry out truck checks and ensure that defects are reported immediately and complete all paperwork in line with procedure.
  • Report to the traffic office at start and finish of shift for debrief

Experience and Qualifications

  • You MUST hold a valid in date LGV HGV (C+E) Class 1 licence
  • You MUST hold a Valid Digital Tachograph Card
  • Full Driver Qualification Card (Driver CPC)
  • Minimum 6 months Class 1 driving experience
  • Previous experience in a customer facing role would be an advantage
  • Previous Wag and Drag experience would be an advantage
  • Hold a valid Digi/Taco Card
  • Have a positive, flexible attitude to work.
  • Good timekeeper, with the ability to work unsupervised.
  • DBS check will be undertaken

We really value our people and offer a friendly working environment, a focus on developing your skills and a competitive salary.

If you feel that you have what it takes to support Wincanton in delivering the best service, we would love to hear from you.



About Us

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics (3PL) and supply chain solutions provider in the UK and Ireland. As the largest British logistics company we work in industry sectors as diverse as milk, defence, energy, retail, consumer goods and construction, supporting every stage of development and adding value through our supply chain expertise and innovative approach to logistics challenges. With over 17,000 colleagues across more than 200 sites and a 3,400 strong fleet of vehicles, we put our customers at the heart of everything we do and our mission is “to make our customers business’s better, every day.”

Our people are at the core of our business and what makes Wincanton great. That’s why we provide significant opportunities for career progress, as well as training enrichment and multi-skilling, in a dynamic working environment.

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